How to make a t-shirt quilt

Its been a while since I made my last t-shirt quilt. I know there are a ton of tutorials online on how to do this but this is my take on it. You can learn how to make a t-shirt quilt with this easy to follow tutorial that any beginner can follow. This is a nice weekend project to do together with … [Read more...]

How to make an easy no-sew tablecloth

Nothing screams summer picnic charm better than gingham! Learn how to make an easy no-sew tablecloth for your outdoor cookouts, picnics and entertaining with this simple tutorialĀ I did for favecrafts. You can make your very own tablecloth in under 30 minutes. What better way to show off your … [Read more...]

Rainbow Dash Costume Tutorial

**This post contains affiliate links.** My 4 year old is obsessed with everything My Little Pony. Her favorite is Rainbow Dash. So, off course when I asked her what she wanted to be for Halloween this year, she said Rainbow Dash. Well, here is my attempt at creating something inspired by My Little … [Read more...]

Make your own clothes: How to draft your own pattern

Hello Everyone! If you have tried shopping for patterns recently, you know how expensive they can sometimes be. They can literally run from $10-$30 depends on what you are trying to make. Why not learn how to draft your own pattern to make your own clothes? This tutorial is for a class shirt with … [Read more...]

How to start your own sewing blog

Do you love to sew and want to share your projects with the world? Do you enjoy reading sewing blogs? Why not start a sewing blog? It's free to start and you can share your creativity, projects and ideas with others with the same interest. A year and half ago I ventured into the land of fabrics and … [Read more...]

Shirred Waistband Skirt without Elastic Thread

Hello Everyone! Last night I found some pretty scrap fabric in my stash and decided to make my daughter a skirt for the summer. I wanted to do something different than a regular elastic waist band. While looking online, I found a few cute skirts with shirred waistbands that I liked. However, in … [Read more...]

Beginner Sewing Projects-30+ Things to Sew in Under 20 Minutes

As you all know, I love quick sewing projects. They are good for working single moms like myself who are limited on time. Small and fast beginner sewing projects is also a good way to use up scraps, which I always seem to accumulate a lot of. Here are some of my favorites. I can't wait for my 4 year … [Read more...]

5 minute bag- Beginner Sewing Project

Hope everyone is enjoying their spring! I am just getting back into sewing after taking a personal break to move and reorganize my life. So happy to be back with my sewing machine! Last night, I decided to make myself a super simple toiletry bag to toss in my gym bag. I have a few zipper ones but I … [Read more...]

How to make a round quilted makeup bag with inside pockets-Free Pattern

Hope everyone is having a good month so far. Sometimes, I go months without sewing a single thing and then some months I sew almost everyday! This has been a sewing everyday type of month for me. This week, I decided to make myself a round makeup bag that has pockets inside to hold my brushes and … [Read more...]

Sewing for Beginners: Learn how to sew

Happy Tuesday Everyone. Have you checked out the new ebook that All Free Sewing just published on Learning How to Sew? It is the perfect start for someone just starting to learn the basics of sewing. I wish I had something like this a year ago when I started. It highlights some of the most basic … [Read more...]

Pattern Review- How to make a Simple Table Runner

This is still one of my favorite projects on the blog! This pattern can be used for any time of the year by simply using a different charm pack theme. You can use a fall inspired charm pack for a thanksgiving runner or a bright yellow charm pack for the summer. For this runner I used Kate Spain's in … [Read more...]